Florida’s ‘Arbitrary’ Election Laws Keep Thousands From Voting, Experts Argue
Many of those caught up in purges are also minorities. In Georgia, the group Campaign Legal Center filed a lawsuit claiming that more than 80% of voters whose registrations were falsely placed in limbo before the 2016 election were African American, Latino and Asian-American. A similar lawsuit was filed against Ohio’s voter removal process, which was recently allowed by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. “We can pretend like it’s an administrative thing, but really, it is at least temporary denial of the right to vote,” Kubic said. “It doesn’t frankly matter all that much whether the intent is to be racially discriminatory. The results speak for themselves.”
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